William R. Daughtrey III

Will Daughtrey | Charlotte Lawyer

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Will Daughtrey joined Alexander Ricks as an Associate in 2016 and focuses his practice on commercial real estate investment, development and finance, and financial services.

His experience includes representing real estate developers in all stages of development, including drafting and negotiation of purchase agreements, sophisticated title issues, a variety of leasing matters, and disposition. Will also has substantial experience advising national, regional, and community banks in all types of commercial real estate lending, including term, construction, and acquisition and development loans, as well as commercial and industrial loans.

Will was born and raised in Houston, Texas, but a significant part of his family lives in Statesville, North Carolina. After attending UNC-Chapel Hill for his undergraduate studies, Will graduated from Wake Forest Law School, cum laude. Will moved to Charlotte immediately after law school, and prior to joining Alexander Ricks PLLC, was an associate in the Real Estate and Financial Services groups at Johnston, Allison & Hord, P.A.

Representative Transactions.

Lender’s counsel

  • Acquisition and development loans for horizontal sitework and construction of amenities on large tracts of real estate pre-sold to national homebuilders for the eventual construction of townhomes and single-family residences
  • Construction loan for shopping center leased to national retail tenants
  • Construction loans for multi-family complexes and retail and office buildings
  • Multiple revolving line of credit construction loans to homebuilders for the construction of townhomes and single-family residences

Borrower’s counsel

  • Modification of $13 million asset-based term loan and revolving line of credit with national bank
  • Term and construction loans secured by industrial and retail properties

Commercial Real Estate

  • Represented national real estate developers in acquisition, financing, development, and sales of multiple shopping centers and stand-alone projects throughout the continental U.S.
  • Represented national home builder in acquisition of large tracts of land and negotiation of development agreements
  • Represented commercial landlords and tenants in negotiation and drafting of leases


  • Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2013)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A., Political Science, 2009)

Honors and Awards.

  • Order of the Coif
  • Wake Forest University Law Review
    • Staff Member (2011 – 2012)
    • Board of Editors (2012 – 2013)
  • Wake Forest Law Faculty Scholarship